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Drake to host 19th Annual Halloween Hoops Oct. 31

Join hosts Russ Lovell, professor of law, and Dolph Pulliam, director of community outreach and development and former Drake basketball standout, for the 19th Annual Halloween Hoops Party co-sponsored by the Drake University Law School Student Bar Association and the Des Moines branch of the NAACP.
October 10, 2012

Drake 3L pairs passion with profession in sports law internship

Originally from Fort Collins, CO, Dan Byers ventured to Drake University as an undergrad where he planned to play football.
October 8, 2012

Drake 2L gains hands-on immigration law experience

This past summer, Cole Mayer, a current Drake Law 2L interned with the Law Offices of Michael H. Said, P.C.
October 8, 2012

Students lend assistance to less fortunate in Operation Stand Down

Drake Law School is dedicated to giving back to the community.
October 8, 2012

U.S. Department of Justice lawyer to speak at Drake Law

Distinguished alumnus Bryan Dearinger will be visiting campus today, Oct. 8. His visit is supported by the Drake Association for Child Advocacy, the American Constitution Society, and the Student Bar Assocation. The Public Service Scholars are also among his hosts. Mr. Dearinger will be visiting with a variety of law students and delivering the Public Service Law Day lecture as well as the New Scholars Constitutional Law Talk.
October 8, 2012

Drake Law American Constitution Society to host Ian Bartrum

Ian Bartrum, associate professor of law at William S. Boyd School of Law, will be speaking on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. in Cartwright Hall, room 213.  Bartrum's talk is titled, "A Critique of Modern Originalist Ideology".
October 4, 2012

Drake Law professor debates with top U.S. negotiators

Peter Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law at Drake Law School, spoke on a panel with two key U.S. treaty negotiators on the international intellectual property lawmaking process. The panel was held during The New Battleground in International Intellectual Property Protection: SOPA, ACTA, TPP, and Beyond symposium at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles on Sept. 21.
September 27, 2012

Drake Law’s director of Center for Children’s Rights to serve on panel

Drake Law School’s Brent Pattison, assistant clinical professor of law and director of The Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights, will serve on a panel titled, “Bullying: Educators’ Legal Responsibilities” on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7-9 p.m, Cowles Library.
September 20, 2012

Agricultural Law Center to hold forum 'Dealing with the Drought'

Drake Law School’s Agricultural Law Center will host a forum titled, “Dealing with the Drought: Legal Issues Facing Iowa Agriculture” on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
September 7, 2012

Drake Law School to host free workshop on agricultural grant program

Drake Law School Agricultural Law Center will host a free workshop on the benefits of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Value Added Producer Grant program (VAPG). The event will be held on Thurs., Sept. 6, 2012.
September 5, 2012

Two Drake students participate in Rural Practice Program

Jack Mailander and Taylor Nederhoff, both 2L Drake Law students, participated as interns in the Iowa State Bar Association’s Rural Practice Program this past summer.
September 5, 2012

Drake Law graduate aims to make global impact on environment

Beth Dooley, a 2011 graduate of Drake Law School, has spent the past year completing her LL.M. at the University of Edinburgh, but her journey doesn’t end there.
September 5, 2012

3L participates in EPA Honors Intern Program

As a Summer Honors Intern with the Office of General Counsel at United States Environmental Protection Agency, Drake Law student Emily Ertel helped create and shape environmental law...
September 5, 2012

Drake Law student participates in Judicial Internship Opportunity Program

During her 1L summer, Funmi Akinmulero was selected to participate in the Judicial Internship Opportunity Program which was created by the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation.
September 5, 2012

Constitutional Law Center to host speaker Mike Seidman

The event, sponsored by Drake University and the Drake Constitutional Law Center, will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in room 213 of Cartwright Hall, 2621 Carpenter Ave. It is free and open to the public.
September 5, 2012